Join Rich Embury on a special Cinco de Mayo version of R3TROGRAD3! Grab yourself a Margarita or a Cerveza and join the party! NEW music from Chevelle, Hardline, Flotsam and Jetsam, The Offspring, Burning Witches, Bloodbound, Dig The Grave, Black Tar Superstar, Sumo Cyco, Gottweist, Spiritbox, Hammer King, Social Disorder, and At The Gates!
Also, a double shot TRIBUTE to vocal legend Phil Naro (Talas, Bedrokk, DDrive, Naro, etc.) featuring tracks by Bedrokk, and DDrive! Weekly segment “TAKE COVER💥” features NEW covers from Stephen Pearcy, Leo Maracchioli (Leap Frog Studios), and more! This time on the “WEEKLY STING🐝,” we go “Live…In The Raw!” This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, on Wednesday, May 5th, 2021, and replayed on Friday, May 7th, 2021.
On a special Friday broadcast of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3, Rich fills in for a fellow Pure Rock Radio DJ, with this unscheduled, shorter, but HIGH ENERGY edition. No regular segments this time, but great hard rock and metal from Iron Maiden, Halestorm, Mr. Big, Velvet Revolver, South of Salem, Where Angels Suffer, Bulletboys, Nirvana, Crazy Lixx, Powerwolf, The Offspring, Whiskey Six, Atom Smash, and more. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, on Friday, April 30th, 2021.
Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 is back, baby! TONS of brand NEW hard rock and metal from Rough Cutt, Crobot, Bedrokk, Bodom After Midnight, Buckcherry, City of the Weak, Diamante, Fear Factory, Flotsam and Jetsam, Gojira, Madhouse, MammothWVH, Manimal, Osyron, Royal Blood, Scar Of The Sun, Sonic Haven, State of Mine, Sweet Oblivion (Feat. Geoff Tate), Temple Balls, Tetrarch, Upon Wings, The End Machine, Wallner / Vain (Will Wallner & Vivian Vain), and many MORE! Also, the usual segments “TAKE COVER💥” and the WEEKLY STING🐝” featuring the W.A.S.P. track of the week, live Listener Requests, and more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, on April 28th, 2021 (replayed on April 30th, 2021).
Rich Embury is Back baby! This time, we celebrate the anniversary of Iron Maiden‘s “The Number of the Beast” album, which was birthed and released on March 22nd, 1982, by starting and ending with a tune from the massive album! Also, more of the great NEW hard rockers and metal tunes from the likes of ScreaMachine, Monster Magnet, Burning Witches, Sunbomb, Enemy Inside, Malloy, Smashed Gladys, Coherency, Before We Fall, Ellefson & Soto, Magik, The Crown, Witchbound, Motojesus, Awaken, Todd La Torre, Sickret and more! Regular weekly segments “Take Cover💥” and the “Weekly Sting🐝” (the W.A.S.P. track of the week) return, plus Listener Requests, TONS of Classics from Von Groove, Grim Reaper, King Kobra, Buckcherry, Cinderella, Scorpions, Jackyl, Autograph, Crimson Glory, Dio, KISS, Kick Axe, and many more!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, on March 24th, 2021 (replayed on March 26th, 2021).
Happy St. Patrick’s Day☘. This time, we party like a lepricon without the green beer. New rock and metal from Danko Jones, Rob Zombie, Hairbanger’s Ball, Tommy’s Rocktrip, Lesbian Bed Death, Arion, 3mind Blight, Mädhouse, Bloodbound, Steel Panther, The Relentless, Bedrokk and Friends, Tony Harnell, Two Minutes to Late Night, Manimal, Scar of the Sun, Sumo Cyco, Fierce Heart, Sonic Haven, SION, Thundermother, Orden Ogan, and Thrust! Regular segments “Take Cover💥” and the “Weekly Sting🐝,” Listener Requests, tons of classics, and much more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, on March 17th, 2021 (replayed on March 19th, 2021).
Rich Embury plays the 5 bands and a song from each of their nominated “Best Metal/Hard Music Album” at the 2021 JUNO AWARDS (Canada’s Grammys). Features Annihilator, Protest The Hero, Unleash The Archers, Vile Creature, and Kataklysm. The awards show has recently been moved to June 6th. Also, brand new rock and metal from Halestorm, Electric Mob, Temple Balls, WarCall, Dirty Honey, Eisbrecher, Juliet Ruin, The Dictators, Ross the Boss, Crowne, Cvlt Ov The Svn, Ricky Warwick, Daemon Grey, Butcher Babies, Magik, Liliac, Infinite Sin, Pistols at Dawn, Lovebites, The Treatment, Sweet Oblivion (Feat. Geoff Tate), Stormruler, Crash Midnight, and Skold! Plus regular weekly segments “Take Cover💥” and the “Weekly Sting🐝,” tons of classic rockers, and so much more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, on March 10th, 2021 (replayed on March 12th, 2021).
Rich Embury brings on the floodgates of NEW hard rock and heavy metal…both kinds of music!
Mostly NEW Music from Annisokay, Archetypes Collide, Arion, Black Tar Superstar, Cannon Hill, Einherjer, Epica, Evergrey, Evil Drive, Firing at the Sky, First to Eleven (Feat. Ten Second Songs), Frozen Crown, Hedra, Hootenanny Freaks, Icon Of Sin, Infinite Sin, Lamb Of God, Metalite, Mick Blankenship, Nervosa, No Resolve, Overdrivers, Reckless Velvet (Feat. Twizm Whyte Piece), Robin McAuley, Rock me Amadeus (Feat. Dee Snider), Ronnie Atkins, Sabaton, Sacred Oath, Seventh Crystal, Smith/Kotzen, Sunbomb (Feat. Tracii Guns & Michael Sweet), Suzi Quatro, The Dev, The Diamond Light, The End Machine, The Offspring, Thundermother, Todd La Torre (Queensryche), Veil Of Maya, Vexed, Bona Lisa, Bedrokk, and more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, on March 3rd, 2021 (replayed on March 5th, 2021).
Rich is here to warm you up, after weeks of icy arctic temperatures all over the northern hemisphere! Things heat up with a deluge of NEW hard rockers and headbangers from The Pretty Reckless, The Crown, Sumo Cyco, Myles Kennedy, Inglorious, Hall of the Elders, Gojira, Firstborne, Drift Into Black, Andrew W.K., Wildstreet, A Killer’s Confession, Gama Bomb, Madame Mayhem, Pop Evil, Pretty Addicted, Mammoth WVH, Skarlett Riot, Butcher Babies, Depths of Hatred, Jorn and more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, on February 17th, 2021 (replayed on February 19th, 2021).
This week on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3, a NEW metallic wonderland of mostly Brand NEW hard rock and heavy metal, from Cannibal Corpse, Temple Balls, Amorphis, Angelus Apatrida, Arion, Asphyx, BAEST, Bedrokk, Bloodbound, Capra, Cryptosis, Einherjer, Ektomorf, ERRA, Evergrey, Evile, Ghost Iris, Heart Healer, Icon Of Sin, Labyrinth, Metalite, Minefield, MotorJesus, Orden Ogan, Orbit Culture, Summoning The Lich, Tetrarch, The Metal Byrds, Tomahawk, Trial (SWE), Vola, Electric Boys, Sweet Oblivion, Infinite Sin, and more!
Also, regular segments TAKE COVER💥 and the WEEKLY STING🐝 return and much more! Get more info and follow Rich at richembury.rocks. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, on February 10th, 2021 (replayed on February 12th, 2021).
🔞🎸 This week on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3, it’s a killer special entitled “1981 Vs. 2021: 40 Years of Rock & Metal!”
I will be spinning songs from 1981 releases (Vs. their 2021 or very recent releases) from Accept, Anvil, Blue Oyster Cult, Alice Cooper, Def Leppard, Sammy Hagar, Helix, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Krokus, Loudness, Motley Crue, Saxon, Michael Schenker Group, Van Halen, Riot, Joan Jett, and more! This week on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3, This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, February 3rd, 2021 (replayed on February 5th, 2021).
🔞🎸 NEW METAL and hard rock from Joel Hoekstra’s 13, Accept, The Pretty Reckless, Firewind, The Harps, Humavoid, Michael Schenker Group, Brothers of Metal, Dread Sovereign, Saxon, Blue Oyster Cult, Eleine, Love and Death, Orianthi, Ninja Ability, Inglorious, Matt Guillory, Tense Machine, Metalite, Nervosa and More! Plus regular segments Take Cover💥 and the Weekly Sting🐝 (W.A.S.P. track of the week), as well as listener Requests, tons of Classics and so much more!! This week on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3, This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, January 20th, 2021 (replayed on January 22nd, 2021).
🔞🎸 This week on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3, special guest Andry Lagiou of The Harps, The Voice (Greece), plus Mike LePond’s Silent Assassins (“Pawn and Prophecy“) joins the show to debut her “Nightmare before Christmas” inspired holiday tune, “Harpy Christmas.” We also talk about her work with Mike Lepond (Symphony X), Women in the music industry and more!
In addition, usual segments Take Cover💥 and the Weekly Sting🐝, Live and Advanced listener Requests, plus righteous tuneage from Paul Laine, Tora Tora, Keel, Iron Maiden, Hericane Alice, Bona Lisa, Symphony X, Mike LePond’s Silent Assassins, Dead Quiet, Scorpions, Bobaflex, Unleash The Archers, Loudness, TNT, Sons Of Apollo, KISS, Ace Frehley and many more!!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, January 13th, 2021 (replayed on January 15th, 2021).
🔞 This week on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3, we delve into the “rich” and healthy INDEPENDENT hard rock and heavy metal scene! Hear a huge collection of indie and non-mainstream tracks from Juliet Ruin, Reality Suite, Bona Lisa, Infinite Sin, Blind Perception, The Metal Byrds, Changing Tymz, Bedrokk, Firing at the Sky, Dead Ritual, Bleed, Savior of Death, Honey Bone Rush, Promethium, Hedra, AxMinister, Given By the Flames, Rough ‘N’ Rude, Super Monster Party and more!
Also, the usual segments “Take Cover💥,” “Women On Wax🚺,” and “Weekly Sting🐝!” Plus Live and advanced Requests, peppered with some more familiar tunes as well! It’s 4 solid hours of “Everything that Rocks!” So don’t miss out! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, January 6th, 2021 (replayed on January 8th, 2021).
🔞Rich goes back to the classic rock, hard rock, glam rock and hair metal of the 70s, 80s and 90s this time. Music from AC/DC, Great White, Loverboy, Scorpions, Twisted Sister, KISS, Motley Crue, Helix, Pariah, Blue Murder, Tangier, Slade, Rockhead and more! Also lots of advanced and live requests for Queen, Nazareth, Thin Lizzy, Deep Purple, Motorhead, Stryper, Loudness and more! A Happy Birthday Doubleshot of Cozy Powell songs from Rainbow + Black Sabbath, to celebrate what would have been his 73rd Birthday (Dec. 29th, 1947), if he hadn’t passed in 1998.
Regular segment “Take Cover💥” features tributes from The Dirty Youth (Alice Cooper), Todd La Torre (Heart), Mikkey Dee/Danko Jones/Jean Genus/Dave Brownsound (Motorhead), Hanoi Rocks (C.C.R.), Animal Drive (Skid Row), and Pretty Boy Floyd (Motley Crue)! The “Weekly Sting🐝” features a track originally left off the debut W.A.S.P. album. The ladies of rock and metal in Bitch, Lee Aaron, Lita Ford, Vixen and Wendy O. Williams fill out this week’s “Women On Wax🚺!” Get a heaping helping of classics and don’t miss out on the fun! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, December 30th 2020 (replayed on January 1st, 2021).
🎅🏼🎄🔞This week Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 continues the Christmas Rock & Metal + New Metal, with “Holiday Rockers & New Metal Part 2!” Holiday rockers from Sin City Sinners, Rock Sugar, Lee Aaron, Sammy Hagar & The Circle, Red Voodoo, Blind Guardian, Syteria and Mike LePond’s Silent Assassins among others!
Metal and Hard Rock (including TONS of new music) from CueStack (Feat. David Hasselhoff), Helix, Arion, Butcher Babies, Bad Dog Bad, Darkenside, Bona Lisa, Horror Dance Squad, Front Line Assembly, Fragments Of Sorrow, Fireflight, Chaos Doctrine plus a TON more! Regular segment “Take Cover💥” features tributes by Cowgirls From Hell, Toque, In This Moment, Metal Church, The Dirty Youth, Dead Sara, Todd La Torre and more! The ladies of rock and metal are back in “Women On Wax🚺” thanks to Avril Lavigne (Feat. Marilyn Manson), Band-Maid, Hellcats, Frantic Amber, The Nearly Deads, Once Human and Girlschool! the “Weekly Sting🐝” features a track from W.A.S.P. album “Unholy Terror!” Also lots of Classic rock, Requests and usual fun! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, December 23rd, 2020 (replayed on December 25th, 2020).
Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This week a continuation of his end of the year themed shows with the annual “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere Top 35 Countdown Of 2020” special!!
Throughout the year, King Hesh brought you all the killer tunes from the 80s & early 90s, but has also debuted new music from your favorite Hesh artists during the “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere” segments of each show. After a long year of well over 100 songs debuted on the show, King Hesh brings you the best of 2020, with the “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere Top 35 Countdown“…. compiled by none other, than your host KING HESH! You may not agree with his list, or maybe you will, but rest assured there will be a lot of killer tunes. So tune in and catch the best of what 2020 had to offer. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, December 18th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, December 21st, 2020.
🔞🎅🏼 Rich Embury is back with only a week until Christmas, and Hanukkah in full effect, by mixing in Hard Rock and Heavy Metal holiday tunes from Owl Stretching (Feat. Jason Bieler), Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Anvil, Small Town Titans, Steel Panther, L.A. Guns, Upon Wings and Majestica, to get us in the spirit of the season! Also NEW releases from Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons, Ill Nino, Todd La Torre (Queensryche), Rich Davis, DeathOrchestra, Jason Bieler & The Von Bielski Orchestra, Alice Cooper, The Edge of Reason, Ronnie Atkins and Chris Steven. TONS of advanced (richembury.rocks) and live requests (Chat etc.) for Saga, Iron Maiden, Yes, Poison and more!
Regular segment Women On Wax🚺 featuring the Women of rock and metal has all-new tracks from Crystal Viper, September Mourning, Maid Of Ace and Skarlett Riot. The Take Cover💥 section of the show features covers & tributes from Volbeat, Vince Neil, Toque, Nirvana, Kick Axe, Poison, Powerwolf (Requested) and Five Finger Death Punch remix. This week’s Weekly Sting🐝 goes back in the W.A.S.P.‘s discography, with a song from “The Last Command.” Forget the strife and vitriol of the times and give your soul a refill. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, December 16th, 2020 (replayed on December 18th, 2020).
🔞This time on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3, The Demolition Spotlight🚨 returns, as Madison Erhardt from Saintvicious joins me in hour 2 to discuss and spin their brand new, stellar single “Sticks + Stones!” Also, Listener REQUESTS, New hard rock/metal from Armored Saint, Black Stone Cherry, Durbin, The Loyal Order, Tyler Gilbert, Empyre, Firstborne, Inglorious, Architects, Black Smoke Trigger, Deaf Rat, Persuader, The Dead Daisies and more!
Another Weekly Sting🐝 featuring a W.A.S.P. track from “Dominator,” covers and tributes in Take Cover💥 with Eisbrecher (Mo-Do), Ellefson (Everly Brothers/Nazareth), Psychosexual (Dalbello/Queensryche), Falling Nine (The Sweet), Korn (Alice In Chains), Fishbone (Alice In Chains), and The HU (Metallica)! also the ladies of rock and metal are back on Women On Wax🚺, thanks to Upon Wings (Featuring our own Anne Erickson of Audio Ink), Juliet Ruin, Phantom Elite and a weird surprise song. Also, classics from the 70s-90s from April Wine, House of Lords, Black ‘N Blue, Rage Against the Machine and more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, December 8th, 2020 (replayed on December 10th, 2020).
This time on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3, NEW pure rockers from Mammoth WVH (Wolfgang Van Halen), Jordan Red, Love and Death, Joel Hoekstra’s 13, Killer Be Killed, Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons, The Veer Union, Black Veil Brides, Johnny Nocash and the Celtic Outlaws, Minefield, and Morgan Rose (Sevendust)! CLASSICS and hard rockers from Whitesnake, Judas Priest, Danger Danger, Elf, Dirty Looks, Grim Reaper, Hurricane, Twisted Sister, Death Angel, Savatage and more!
Regular segment TAKE COVER💥 features tributes from The Sword (Rush), Black Stone Cherry (ELO), and Arrival Of Autumn (Ozzy Osbourne). Plus the Women of Rock & Metal are featured in WOMEN ON WAX🚺 thanks to NEW music from The Harps, Synlakross, and Nervosa, plus a classic from Drain STH (Suggested by James B. and crew). W.A.S.P. is back again with the WEEKLY STING🐝 and a track from “The Neon God – Part 1)!” this time! Also, the usual listener Requests and more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, November 18th, 2020 (replayed on November 20th, 2020).
This time on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3, NEW rock/metal from The Witching Hour, Jason Beiler, Every Mother’s Nightmare, Amaranthe, Accept, Lance King and Clifford. Plus a “REMEMBRANCE DAY / VETERANS DAY Special,” featuring songs about soldiers, war etc., in tribute to all our troops, veterans and fallen!!
Regular segments TAKE COVER💥 (tributes from Amon Amarth, Jasta & Michael Schenker), the WEEKLY STING🐝 featuring a weekly W.A.S.P. track, and the #Women of rock & metal in W.O.W. – WOMEN ON WAX 🚺 (thanks to Burning Witches, Kobra and the Lotus & L7) all stick to the “War theme” of the show as well! Join Rich and the dedicated enRICHed 1’s in the PRR chat room (every Wednesday) or DM via Facebook Messenger Or WhatApp at richembury.rocks to get your advanced Requests or comment and be part of the show! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, November 11th, 2020 (replayed on November 13th, 2020).